Marsh & Parson appoints affordable housing head

Bird was head of new business at London housing provider Peabody, where he secured new land and partnerships. He has nearly 10 years’ experience in the industry.

Charles Holland, head of residential development of investment at Marsh & Parsons, said: “We are advising major clients on a broad spectrum of development projects across London, from inception through to delivery as part of our ‘asset evolution’ service.

“Matt’s expertise in the affordable housing sector will bring a new dimension to the team and enables us to offer our clients a comprehensive development consultancy and agency package.”

Bird added: “Marsh & Parsons has built a considerable Residential Development and Investment business and I am delighted to be joining such an ambitious and professional team.

“I look forward to bringing affordable housing expertise to the team, both enhancing our offering for existing clients as well as establishing new services and clients in the affordable housing sector.”

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